Call for Papers

The International Conference on e-Democracy & e-Government (ICEDEG) addresses the main issues of web-based knowledge management for society and science. Research papers as well as case studies are of interest in the following areas (but are not limited to):

  • Explainable artificial intelligence for health
  • Data protection and correlation with medical resources
  • Smart processing of health data 
  • Health information systems 
  • ICTs for testing, tracking, and treatment
  • Communication with the communities on smart health: ICT applications and Innovations  
  • Relevant big data and data analytics for health studies          
  • Education, ICTs, and smart health   
  • Policy Recommendations

  • Cyberocracy
  • Usage of artificial intelligence in e-governance
  • Regional and international consolidation of governance 
  • The practices and methodologies of using e-governance with gerontocracy

  • Understanding bias and implicit bias
  • Media consolidation
  • State-owned and public media: their political misuse  
  • Private media and ownership structures
  • Concept of alternative media and fake media identification
  • Methods of evaluating the authenticity of news and media 

  • Blockchain voting and technology
  • Methodologies of safeguarding blockchain in eVoting
  • Case studies of casting ballots electronically (such as the USA case)
  • Technology, equipment, and the processes for e-Voting
  • Vulnerability of eVoting and attacks against e-Elections  
  • Stability and integrity of e-Democratic society and ensuring its integrity
  • Boosting public confidence in democracy
  • Spying and foreign meddling in eVoting
  • Online voting and data verification
  • The outgrowth of democracy and concept of noocracy
  • Digital governance for delegative democracy

  • Governing algorithms in the big data era 
  • Internet of data: fundamental rights in the context of the IoE and big data
  • Legal liability of IoE devices  
  • Surveillance risks in IoT applied to smart cities
  • Privacy and inference in online social networks
  • The exploitation of personal data 
  • Influenceable autonomy and predictable freedom in the IoE
  • Big data in IoE 
  • Privacy and data protection aspects in IoE
  • Ethical, legal, and social issues of e-Health 
  • Risk analysis and regulatory compliance 
  • Distributed ledger technologies (DLT) 

  • Unifying principles for digital ethics
  • Ethical and social implications of ICT tendencies
  • Emerging problems of digital ethics
  • Knowledge transmission and ethics of search tools
  • E-reputation and right to forgetfulness
  • Theories and methods for the ethics of technology 
  • Ethics of sustainability  
  • Technology and distributive justice  
  • Phenomenological approaches to technological ethics 
  • Ethical tools and methodologies
  • Responsibility analysis  
  • Privacy analysis-privacy impact assessment 
  • Ethical risk analysis  
  • Ethics of emerging technology  
  • Digital ethics and gender issues
  • The ethics of doing ethics of technology  
  • Challenges and Impediments to IoT
  • Deployment of IPv6
  • Sensor technology and smart devices
  • Standardization of sensor data
  • Internet of nano things (IONT)

  • Smart governance foundations, models, frameworks, and principles
  • Smart governance practices, dynamics, challenges, and trade-offs
  • Smart governance-related case studies and experience reports
  • Citizen-centricity and citizen-driven solutions for smart cities
  • Co-production and collaborative forms of service design and delivery
  • Open governance, participatory decision making, and accountability
  • Urban innovation, new business models, legal and normative frameworks
  • Urban big data from heterogeneous sources
  • Emerging technologies in the cities (e.g., AI, machine learning, blockchain, sensor networks, intelligent transportation systems)

  • Inclusion and equity 
  • eLearning platforms and MOOCs
  • Learning analytics
  • Learning recommender systems 
  • Collaborative learning
  • Web-based learning communities
  • Data & opinion mining
  • Natural user interfaces
  • User experience and user acceptance


There are three paper submission categories: Long Paper, Short Paper, and Poster Papers. More details on the paper format and submission are in the following link: 

The scientific program consists of research papers, panels, and tutorials. In addition to the scientific program, an industrial track is planned to enforce knowledge transfer between universities and industry. The industrial track will provide a platform for posters, demonstrations, and case studies.

Important: all accepted papers MUST make an oral presentation and pay the registration fees. Accepted papers that are not presented at the conference will not be published in the proceedings. 


Next Event

11 - 13 June 2025
Bern, Switzerland

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